Sclerenchyma Definition

sklə-rĕngkə-mə
noun
Plant tissue of uniformly thick-walled, dead cells, as in a stem, the shell of a nut, etc.
Webster's New World

(zoology) The hard calcareous deposit in the tissues of Anthozoa, constituing the stony corals.

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Origin of Sclerenchyma

  • Ancient Greek σκληρός (sklÄ“ros, “hard") + -enchyma

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